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Category: Covid-19

Changes to Health and Safety Procedures

Following the national Covid-19 updated guidance the DFE has stated that: From 17 May, in line with Step 3 of the roadmap, face coverings will no longer be recommended for pupils and students in classrooms or communal areas, in all schools and FE providers. Face coverings will also no longer be recommended for staff in […]

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Update on twice weekly COVID-19 testing at home for students

Dear Parents/Carers, Update on twice weekly COVID-19 testing at home for students Students will now be moving to twice weekly, rapid COVID-19 testing at home.  This is following their first three supervised tests on site at school. The Government recently announced that all secondary aged students will also be offered regular asymptomatic COVID-19 tests to […]

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Coventry LEA Return to School Letter

Dear Parents and Carers, We are pleased to be welcoming your children back to school from the 8th March. We continue to take every measure to make sure our schools are as safe as possible, and as a city we continue to share learning and good practice across all schools. Coventry’s current rate of 112 […]

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Return to the Academy from 8th March

Thank you to all parents who were involved in the Ofsted Visit last week and your contributions to the Parent Survey.  We will shortly be receiving a letter from Inspectors which we will send out once received. We have been working hard to plan the phased return of all students to the Academy from Monday […]

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Year 11 Exams update

The Department for Education has announced that scheduled assessments for Vocational and Technical Qualifications (VTQs), specifically Performance Table Qualifications, will not take place in February or March this year. For schools and colleges, like ours, who are taking Pearson qualifications, this means that external assessments for BTEC Level 2 Tech Awards, Firsts, Technicals and Level […]

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Exams Update Year 11 and 13

Dear Parent/Carer, You will already be aware that the government has announced that schools and colleges can continue with the vocational and technical exams due to take place in this January where it is right to do so. This may be particularly important for vocational and technical qualifications which require a ‘licence to practise’, which […]

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Years 11 & 13

Thank you for your patience and understanding during these times. There have been several updates from the government over the last week and we have been working to ensure the successful implementation of the guidance given.  As we are now in national lockdown, I would like to assure you that we are all adhering to […]

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Non-exam Years 7 – 10 & 12

Thank you for your patience and understanding during these times.  There have been several updates from the government over the last week and we have been working to ensure the successful implementation of the guidance given. As we are now in national lockdown, I would like to assure you that we are all adhering to […]

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Sixth Form

The pastoral provision is detailed below which is being provided for 6th Form students during this period of national lockdown and school site closure. Assemblies We are holding virtual assemblies on Monday and Friday at 08:30. We expect all student to attend these assemblies. During assembly, we share key messages to students alongside the delivery […]

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Examinations

Update: 06/01/2021 The Department for Education and Ofqual have confirmed that all external examinations timetabled for the Spring Term will take place as scheduled. At Grace Academy Coventry, these examinations involve some students in Year 11 and Year 13. The examinations will still take place on site premises as previously arranged and at the times […]

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